Archive for August, 2010

Cloud Computing

August 27, 2010

Cloud computing



3PAR Cloud Computing.



Software as a service (SaaS), sometimes referred to as “software on demand,” is software that is deployed over the internet and/or is deployed to run behind a firewall on a local area network or personal computer. With SaaS, a provider licenses an application to customers as a service on demand, through a subscription or a “pay-as-you-go” model. is Internet-based computing, whereby shared resources, software, and information are provided to computers and other devices on demand, like the electricity grid.


Spotlight on Washington Ethics

August 13, 2010
White House Ethics Initiatives At A Crossroads.


The Obama White House’s ambitious push for accountability and open government has lost steam, and the imminent departure of reform champion Norm Eisen is making some good-government groups anxious about the future.

Bob Bauer, is to take the lead …

“Our priorities are different,” said Ellen Miller, executive director of the Sunlight Foundation. “This is not a man whose DNA is built on an ethics, openness and a transparency agenda. It’s the opposite,” she said. ….

Miller fired off a public anti-Bauer salvo in the form of a blog post titled “A Setback in the Commitment from the White House”.

Gary Bass, executive director of OMB Watch, said some of his fellow watchdogs are despairing that Bauer is too busy to effectively take on Eisen’s portfolio, and worry that Croley will have no clout





The 15 Most Corrupt in Congress.





Look at ALL those Israeli military aircraft!!!!!!!

… that you paid for.





List of United States defense contractors.









In races for Congress, some Jewish incumbents at risk.

Un-elect Barbara Boxer !!!!!




‘GOP destroyed U.S. economy’





Double Vendetta — The Insanity of the Iran Confrontation.





Jewish Groups Slam Obama’s Honoring Anti-Israel Leaders

Two pro-Israel American organizations and the Republican Jewish Coalition lashed out at U.S. President Barack Obama for awarding a Presidential Medal of Freedom to Mary Robinson. The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) called on the administration to “firmly, fully and publicly repudiate her views on Israel and her long public record of hostility and one-sided bias against the Jewish state.” ….


AIPAC owns our government ….. Our Democracy has been hijacked …..


AIPAC Mourns ‘Friend of Israel’ – ‘Uncle Ted’ Stevens

Freedom of the Press – Index

August 10, 2010

Press Freedom Index.

The Press Freedom Index is an annual ranking of countries compiled and published by Reporters Without Borders based upon the organization’s assessment of their press freedom records. …





The UK (20), USA (20), and Israel (93) are down the list ….. Most European countries are in the lead ….Concentration of media ownership.

Concentration of media ownership

majority of the major media outlets are owned by a proportionately small number of conglomerates and corporations. In that sense, the term “media consolidation” is used especially by those who view such consolidation as sociologically detrimental, dangerous, or problematic.





The Power of the Purse:




Third World America: Chronicling the Assault on America’s Middle Class … refers to the relative proportion between two quantities: first, the numbers of people or parties who own, control, or influence a given medium; and second, the numbers of people or parties who are exposed to, affected by, or influenced by, that medium. This topic is of particular importance as it relates to the sociological study of how people’s beliefs are formed, and how people’s actions are then based on those beliefs. This topic is also important as it relates to the study of editorial independence, media bias, and freedom of the press.